I Must Be Misunderstanding

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That’s blizzard logic for you. No middle ground, just one extreme or the other.

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Did realize what you were asking for did ya?

Why do people feel the need to do this?

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I truly hope that one day these types of posts will be moderated properly. This entire section of the forums has gone in the dumpster lately.

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Who cares lol

Peoples characteristics are boiled down all the time for statistics.

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I didn’t realize King took over WoW from the Blizzard team.
Candy Crush raid inc?

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They want us to take a census with charts and graphs.

We are now a psychology and sociology study apparently.

Why does this need to be applied again?

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You don’t need algorithm to find the biggest squares.

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Candy crush raid would be insane, not gonna lie

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It’s completely standard in statistical analysis to use numbers so that you can take measurements of different variables. If you want to compare males to females for example, you would code one of them as 1 and one as 0 so the data could actually be measured.

It isn’t inherently sexist nor racist. It’s literally just a standard practice.

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The purpose of the chart is so they can literally go:

"LOOK!!! If you don’t believe me, THERE is your diversity!! It exists!! It’s on a flippin’ chart! Now stop flaming us!" -Someone at Blizz/Acti prob

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Lately?

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Fair enough.:slightly_smiling_face:

I’ve been reading daily, but been unsubbed since Christmas. I decided to spend $15 to say my peace on this whole fake outrage that just won’t stop over the last month or two. It has gotten WAY out of hand.

Fair point. WoW’s GD forum makes Mos Eisley jealous and has for years.

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Are ya’ll seriously just NOW learning that marketing uses data like this? Businesses have done this for ages now.

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I’ve known I was just a number in some marketing department’s ledger for decades.

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"These are not the droids you’re looking for. "

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Or heck just look at toys

Even back before the internet toy makers were just “Hm these action figures or plushes don’t sell well with girls. Go make a girly version of the toy” so they could sell more.

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They’ve been doing social engineering experiments on the playerbase since Cata.